Special Events

Open Mic Night!

Mon, 03/26/2018 - 7:00pm
1200 11th St
Bellingham, WA 98225-7015

Village Books invites everyone to enjoy local talents as they share their own stories, poems and essays! Published and unpublished writers are encouraged to attend and enjoy a welcoming audience.

Open mic is usually held the last Monday of each month at 7pm in the Readings Gallery. Sign up at our main counter on the first floor or call (360) 671-2626. Andrew McBride, local writer and editor, will be hosting!

Janet Oakley & Mike Impero, Celebration of Statue Honoring Civilian Conservation Corps, 1933-1940

Sat, 04/28/2018 - 7:00pm
1200 11th St
Bellingham, WA 98225-7015

Have you ever driven up to Mount Baker National Forest and check in at the Glacier Public Service Center? Or maybe you camped at Douglas Fir Campground or hiked around the Warming Hut up at Austin Pass. All those places and many more projects were made by the young men of Civilian Conservation Corps 1933 to 1940. Like the young men featured in Oakley's novel, Tree Soldier and Impero's non-fiction book, Boys of Glacier.

An Evening with David Sedaris!

Fri, 05/04/2018 - 7:00pm
Mount Baker Theater
104 N Commerical St.
Bellingham, WA 98225

David Sedaris, NPR humorist and bestselling writer, applies his unique perspective to everyday events and creates masterful comedic moments. Author of Naked, Dress Your Family in Corduroy and DenimLet’s Explore Diabetes with Owls, Holidays on Ice, and many more, Sedaris’ pieces appear regularly in The New Yorker and have twice been included in The Best American Essays. There are over 10 million copies of his books in print, and they have been translated into 25 languages.

Join us on the Schooner Zodiac Books A'Sail Cruise! Sept. 11-13

Tue, 09/11/2018 - 9:30am to Thu, 09/13/2018 - 3:00pm
Schooner Zodiac
Bellingham, WA 98225

All hands on deck! Book your cabin and join Village Book's owners Paul Hanson and Kelly Evert, and local author Thor Hanson on a seabound book-club adventure of a lifetime with the Schooner Zodiac Books A'Sail Cruise setting sail September 11th - 13th, 2018! Village Books customers can take advantage of an EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT and get 15% off using the code "VBSAILS" at checkout by June 30th!

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